In this time of listening and reflection, might we return theatre to its essentials? We can at least start sketching our way there.
The 24 Hour Plays, a theatremaking model founded on rapid creation and collaboration, is doubling down on a core strength: the relationship between writers and actors.
This two-actor household lost work in two musicals on the same day, and the future looks uncertain.
Though we’re cut off for the time being from our greatest source of strength, human kindness will get us through this crisis.
It’s just one set and three characters (very producible!), but the world probably doesn’t ever need to see this family dramedy.
If a dramaturg’s job is to be a great unifier, what can there be to do in this time of great separation?
Through the fear and uncertainty of an open-ended pandemic, it’s crucial to take time to reconnect with yourself and your surroundings.
This trauma will change us, live in our bodies, and leave a mark. We should also seize the chance it gives us to heal.
Deprived of the relief of going to a job I love, I am forced to face the contradictions of co-parenting with an ex.
How many people could have been helped if they’d been exposed to theatre?